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Sep 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
palestinian state and a passionate plea from those opposed filled the great hall of the general assembly of the u.n. in new york today. the israeli prime minister took to the podium to denounce the move. we have the latest from the united nations. >> with a standing ovation from some members, a defiant and determined palestinian president took his fight for statehood to the u.n. today telling the members that the time is now for palestinians to become independent. >> 63 years of suffering is enough. >> he said that after decades of failed peace talks with israel, u.s. intervention, and u.n. resolutions, the palestinian people deserve their independence. >> there are those who believe that we are an unnecessary and unwanted people in the middle east. there are those who believe there is a missing state that needs to be established immediately. >> the move for statehood comes despite pressure from president obama and western allies for palestinians to pursue peace talks with israel first. in a hardline response, israeli prime minister says he cannot risk the future of israel without workin
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